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Deciphering

 

reading a text written in conventional signs, cipher, or code; also, analysis of various previously indecipherable systems of ancient writing; also, examination and interpretation of objects on the terrain in terrestrial, aerial, and space photography.

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The deciphering showed that CEBiP is a glycoprotein consisting of 328 amino acid residues and glycan chains.
Deciphering how the epigenome responds to environmental exposures and how it predicts disease risk holds great promise and will undoubtedly prove an important adjunct to mutational analyses.
An additional chapter is provided for deciphering abbreviations and acronyms.
CPAs who need help deciphering "lawyerspeak" can find concise definitions of legal terminology at this e-stop as well as the meaning of general business terms such as bankruptcy.
In one ad, titled "My CPA," several people say how their individual CPA helped them achieve their personal or business financial goals, from deciphering tax regulations to a CPA controller running a business more profitably.
This approach is an effective reading method because it teaches students to read patterns and groups of notes rather than getting caught up in deciphering each mark on the page.
She sets this wealth of material within the contexts of biblical and cabalistic writings, medieval and early modern optics and alchemy, and Reformation eschatology, and from this builds her case that the angel conversations are not aberrations but "the culmination of [Dee's] earlier efforts to create a universal science capable of deciphering the Book of Nature" (116) Dee, having exhausted every known means of such deciphering (observation, mathematics, hieroglyphics), turned to "angelic 'schoolmasters'," who "were an answer to his intellectual crisis of confidence" (116).
Though Egyptologists have studied almost every aspect of the ancient culture since deciphering the Rosetta Stone, most of what we know about its dance is gleaned from remaining fragments of paintings and occasional letters and written references, often from marveling travelers.
To tackle the job of deciphering DNA, HGP researchers first took DNA samples from a small group of anonymous volunteers.
Old school" scientists still spend most of their time unearthing core sites and deciphering hieroglyphs.
Treasure hunters from around the world share $50,000 in Aaron Basha rings after deciphering hidden clues found on Amazon.